Compare Optical Express vs Boots Opticians BETA

See how working at Optical Express vs. Boots Opticians compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at Optical Express vs. Boots Opticians. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Optical Express

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Boots Opticians

Employee Ratings

  • Optical Express scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 288 reviews)
Optical Express employees rated their Overall Rating 0.6 higher than Boots Opticians employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.0
(based on 200 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Optical Express employees rated their Career Opportunities 1.1 higher than Boots Opticians employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.5
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Optical Express employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.7 higher than Boots Opticians employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.8
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
Optical Express employees rated their Work-life balance 1.0 higher than Boots Opticians employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.6
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Optical Express employees rated their Senior Management 1.1 higher than Boots Opticians employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.3
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.4
Optical Express employees rated their Culture & Values 0.9 higher than Boots Opticians employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.5
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Optical Express Ceo David Moulsdale
67%
67%David Moulsdale
Optical Express employees rated their CEO Approval 32% higher than Boots Opticians employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Boots Opticians Ceo James Arrow
35%
35%James Arrow
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
66%
Optical Express employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 27% higher than Boots Opticians employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
39%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
56%
Optical Express employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 38% higher than Boots Opticians employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
19%

Salaries

Boots Opticians has 34 more total submitted salaries than Optical Express.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Optical Assistant8 Salaries
£15,337/yr
Administrative3 Salaries
£18,100/yr
Manager12 Salaries
£24,881/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Trainee Optical Consultant14 Salaries
£8/hr
Practice Manager14 Salaries
£28,302/yr
Assistant Manager6 Salaries
£19,464/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Great team" was the most mentioned Pro at Optical Express.
  • "Staff discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Boots Opticians.
  • "Senior management" was the most mentioned Con at Optical Express.
  • "Shop floor" was the most mentioned Con at Boots Opticians.
Pros
Pros
"Great team"(in 14 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 12 reviews)
Pros
"Staff discount"(in 18 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 8 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Senior management"(in 16 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 10 reviews)
Cons
"Shop floor"(in 9 reviews)
"Optics"(in 7 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Outbound Sales Agent

I have been working at Optical Express part-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Working with great team leaders that motivate you on a Daily basis to hitting your targets. Friendly place. Nice atmosphere

Cons

To be honest nothing really.

Advice to Management

Keep doing a great job. Senior managers -amazing Team leaders- Brilliant Staff- Friendly

Current Employee - Optical Consultant

I have been working at Boots Opticians full-time

Pros

Great Workplace. good benefits. rewarding job

Cons

None, as i enjoyed all aspects of the job. Suppose the only thing was progression within was difficult.

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